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Power Electronics And Electric Drives For Traction Applications

Author : Gonzalo Abad
ISBN : 9781118954447
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Power Electronics and Electric Drives for Traction Applications offers a practical approach to understanding power electronics applications in transportation systems ranging from railways to electric vehicles and ships. It is an application-oriented book for the design and development of traction systems accompanied by a description of the core technology. The first four introductory chapters describe the common knowledge and background required to understand the preceding chapters. After that, each application-specific chapter: highlights the significant manufacturers involved; provides a historical account of the technological evolution experienced; distinguishes the physics and mechanics; and where possible, analyses a real life example and provides the necessary models and simulation tools, block diagrams and simulation based validations. Key features: Surveys power electronics state-of-the-art in all aspects of traction applications. Presents vital design and development knowledge that is extremely important for the professional community in an original, simple, clear and complete manner. Offers design guidelines for power electronics traction systems in high-speed rail, ships, electric/hybrid vehicles, elevators and more applications. Application-specific chapters co-authored by traction industry expert. Learning supplemented by tutorial sections, case studies and MATLAB/Simulink-based simulations with data from practical systems. A valuable reference for application engineers in traction industry responsible for design and development of products as well as traction industry researchers, developers and graduate students on power electronics and motor drives needing a reference to the application examples.

Advanced Electrical Drives

Author : Rik De Doncker
ISBN : 9400701810
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Electrical drives convert in a controlled manner, electrical energy into mechanical energy. Electrical drives comprise an electrical machine, i.e. an electro-mechanical energy converter, a power electronic converter, i.e. an electrical-to-electrical converter, and a controller/communication unit. Today, electrical drives are used as propulsion systems in high-speed trains, elevators, escalators, electric ships, electric forklift trucks and electric vehicles. Advanced control algorithms (mostly digitally implemented) allow torque control over a high-bandwidth. Hence, precise motion control can be achieved. Examples are drives in robots, pick-and-place machines, factory automation hardware, etc. Most drives can operate in motoring and generating mode. Wind turbines use electrical drives to convert wind energy into electrical energy. More and more, variable speed drives are used to save energy for example, in air-conditioning units, compressors, blowers, pumps and home appliances. Key to ensure stable operation of a drive in the aforementioned applications are torque control algorithms. In Advanced Electrical Drives, a unique approach is followed to derive model based torque controllers for all types of Lorentz force machines, i.e. DC, synchronous and induction machines. The rotating transformer model forms the basis for this generalized modeling approach that ultimately leads to the development of universal field-oriented control algorithms. In case of switched reluctance machines, torque observers are proposed to implement direct torque algorithms. From a didactic viewpoint, tutorials are included at the end of each chapter. The reader is encouraged to execute these tutorials to familiarize him or herself with all aspects of drive technology. Hence, Advanced Electrical Drives encourages “learning by doing”. Furthermore, the experienced drive specialist may find the simulation tools useful to design high-performance controllers for all sorts of electrical drives.

Vehicular Electric Power Systems

Author : Ali Emadi
ISBN : 0824747518
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Vehicular Electric Power Systems: Land, Sea, Air, and Space Vehicles acquaints professionals with trends and challenges in the development of more electric vehicles (MEVs) using detailed examples and comprehensive discussions of advanced MEV power system architectures, characteristics, and dynamics. The authors focus on real-world applications and highlight issues related to system stability as well as challenges faced during and after implementation. Probes innovations in the development of more electric vehicles for improved maintenance, support, endurance, safety, and cost-efficiency in automotive, aerospace, and marine vehicle engineering Heralding a new wave of advances in power system technology, Vehicular Electric Power Systems discusses: Different automotive power systems including conventional automobiles, more electric cars, heavy-duty vehicles, and electric and hybrid electric vehicles Electric and hybrid electric propulsion systems and control strategies Aerospace power systems including conventional and advanced aircraft, spacecraft, and the international space station Sea and undersea vehicles The modeling, real-time state estimation, and stability assessment of vehicular power systems Applications of fuel cells in various land, sea, air, and space vehicles Modeling techniques for energy storage devices including batteries, fuel cells, photovoltaic cells, and ultracapacitors Advanced power electronic converters and electric motor drives for vehicular applications Guidelines for the proper design of DC and AC distribution architectures

Fundamentals Of Electrical Drives

Author : G. K. Dubey
ISBN : 084932422X
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Encouraged by the response to the first edition and to keep pace with recent developments, Fundamentals of Electrical Drives, Second Edition incorporates greater details on semi-conductor controlled drives, includes coverage of permanent magnet AC motor drives and switched reluctance motor drives, and highlights new trends in drive technology. Contents were chosen to satisfy the changing needs of the industry and provide the appropriate coverage of modern and conventional drives. With the large number of examples, problems, and solutions provided, Fundamentals of Electrical Drives, Second Edition will continue to be a useful reference for practicing engineers and for those preparing for Engineering Service Examinations.

Power Electronics Handbook

Author : Muhammad H. Rashid
ISBN : 9780128114087
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Power Electronics Handbook, Fourth Edition, brings together over 100 years of combined experience in the specialist areas of power engineering to offer a fully revised and updated expert guide to total power solutions. Designed to provide the best technical and most commercially viable solutions available, this handbook undertakes any or all aspects of a project requiring specialist design, installation, commissioning and maintenance services. Comprising a complete revision throughout and enhanced chapters on semiconductor diodes and transistors and thyristors, this volume includes renewable resource content useful for the new generation of engineering professionals. This market leading reference has new chapters covering electric traction theory and motors and wide band gap (WBG) materials and devices. With this book in hand, engineers will be able to execute design, analysis and evaluation of assigned projects using sound engineering principles and adhering to the business policies and product/program requirements. Includes a list of leading international academic and professional contributors Offers practical concepts and developments for laboratory test plans Includes new technical chapters on electric vehicle charging and traction theory and motors Includes renewable resource content useful for the new generation of engineering professionals

Control In Power Electronics And Electrical Drives

Author : W. Leonhard
ISBN : 9781483145570
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Control in Power Electronics and Electrical Drives contains the proceedings of the Second International Federation of Automatic Control Symposium held in Düsseldorf, Germany, on October 3-5, 1977. The symposium provided a forum for discussing the effects of converter control on the design of electrical machines. Comprised of 102 chapters, this book begins by focusing on control systems employing electronic power converters, along with converter circuits and converter control procedures. The next section deals with the behavior of inverter-fed electrical machines and requirements imposed by converter operation. Topics covered include the status of power thyristors and rectifiers; the dynamic performance of converter-fed synchronous motors; and open loop control of a linear vernier reluctance motor in a stepping mode. Subsequent sections explore converter-fed alternating current and direct current drives; applications of controlled industrial drives; and solid-state energy conversion. A number of methods for analyzing power electronic circuits are discussed and illustrated. This monograph will be of interest to electronics and electrical engineers.

Power Electronics

Author : Jean Pollefliet
ISBN : 9780128146422
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Power Electronics: Drive Technology and Motion Control explores the principles and practices of power electronics, emphasizing drive technology and motion control. The book covers the fundamentals of electric machine transformers, drive systems, electric traction and renewable energy in an e-Mobility chapter. Supported with illustrations and worked examples, the book covers theory, real life applications, and practical/industrial applications of power electronic drive technology and motion control. This book is intended for engineers, researchers and students who are interested in advanced control of power converters and control specialists who like to explore new applications of control theory. Electronic power control is a coupling of electronic technology and applications from power engineering which rely on one another to provide cleaner electrical power, increased speed, reliability of power and accurate and efficient control of power. Includes illustrated diagrams to cover up-to-date industry applications Features in-depth worked examples to enhance understanding of power electronics theory and related practical applications Covers the fundamentals of electric machine transformers, drive systems, electric traction and renewable energy in an e-Mobility chapter


Author : Chris Mi
ISBN : 9783527678082
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Hybridkraftfahrzeuge und Elektroautos spielen f?r die Automobilindustrie eine immer wichtigere Rolle. Begrenzte Ressourcen und steigende Kraftstoffpreise pr?gen die Anspr?che von Verbrauchern. Durch energie- und umweltpolitische Vorgaben wird das Interesse an alternativen Antriebsformen zus?tzlich gesteigert. Auch in der Lehre an Universit?ten und Hochschulen nimmt die die Technologie einen gr??eren Stellenwert ein, neben klassischen Themen der Fahrzeugtechnik gewinnen moderne Hochleistungselektronik und die Entwicklung neuer Materialien f?r die Batterie- und Motortechnik an Bedeutung. Leicht nachvollziehbar und mit der langj?hrigen Erfahrung aus Industrieforschung, Unternehmensfortbildung und akademischer Lehre vermitteln die Autoren Grundwissen und weiterf?hrende Aspekte. * Grundlagen der Hybridtechnik * Einf?hrung in Speicherelemente wie Batterien, Kondensatoren und Brennstoffzellen * ?berblick ?ber g?ngige Hybridisierungskonzepte in Kraftfahrzeugen * Leistungselektronik, Elektromotoren und elektrische Maschinen * Komponentenauslegung und Designoptimierung * Leistungs- und Energiemanagement im Fahrzeug * Zuverl?ssigkeit, elektromagnetische Vertr?glichkeit und Lebensdauer * Entwicklungen bei fortgeschrittenen Architekturen des Hybrid-Antriebsstrangs wie Planetengetriebe, Doppelkopplungsgetriebe und Two-Mode-Hybridsysteme * Modellierung und Simulation auf Basis von MATLAB/Simulink Am Beispiel von Z?gen, Flugzeugen, Schiffen und weiteren Transportmitteln wird der Einsatz von Hybridtechnik au?erhalb der Automobilindustrie erl?utert. Fragen zu Kommerzialisierung und Standardisierung geben einen Ausblick auf die wirtschaftliche Entwicklung. Das erste in sich abgeschlossene Lehrbuch ?ber alles, was man alles, was man zu Konzeption und Betrieb von Hybridfahrzeugen wissen muss.

Computers In Railways Viii

Author : John J. Allan
ISBN : 1853129135
Genre : Computers
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This book contains most of the papers presented at the Eighth International Conference on Computer Aided Design, Manufacture and Operation in the Railway and Other Advanced Mass Transit Systems (COMPRAIL). The COMPRAIL series has become the world forum for all major advances in this important field, and this latest conference volume highlights themes of great current interest including railway management, signal and control systems, design and planning of networks, infrastructure and equipment and many other topics.

Electric Powertrain

Author : John G. Hayes
ISBN : 1119063647
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This book, which results from the collaboration between two experienced EV engineers who have designed and put into production many or all of the technologies to be presented, will provide a comprehensive overview of hybrid, electric, and fuel cell vehicle systems and associated power electronics and drives. It will provide an overview on the electromechanical loads required for propulsion and then address the various on-vehicle energy-storage options ranging from hybrid to Li-Ion battery-electric vehicle (BEV) to fuel cell. The various powertrain systems, power electronics and drives interfaces will be the main focus of the book and will be addressed in detail with the focus on the key technologies enabling the electric powertrain. These will include the standard propulsion machines of induction and permanent magnet and the key power semiconductor devices, e.g. the Insulated Gate Bipolar Transistor (IGBT). Other features of the book include: a dedicated chapter on related materials such as magnetics and capacitors; consideration of design and practicalities; technical detail on the core technologies of power electronics & devices and examples, homework tasks and computer assignments (based on 2D FEA, PSPICE circuit analysis and MatlabSimulink) will be provided ranging from electromagnetic simulation to circuit analysis to system modelling. Ultimately, the overarching goal of the text will be to empower the reader to holistically understand the core technologies and their application in EVs.

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